Theme park Britain


Happily, I am forced to withdraw my earlier comments about the Olympic opening ceremony. Seems Danny Boyle took on board some of the criticisms (!) Best of all was the torch itself, and of course the Queen in her starring role.     Advertisements

Where next for cities?


I WAS at Royal William Yard in Plymouth last week, having coffee in the sunshine with Tom Bloxham, co-founder and chairman of Urban Splash. No doubt what he wanted to do was talk about the latest refurbished bit of the former naval victualling yard that his company is preparing to spring on the market. More…